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Unit 1 Reasoning with Algebra | This unit, focused on reasoning with algebra, develops students' knowledge and skills in relation to straight line graphs, forming and solving equations, and testing conjectures. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher each lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 2 Constructing in Two and Three Dimensions | Students learn to work with two- and three-dimensional shapes, and develop their understanding of constructions and congruency. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher each lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 3 Reasoning with Number | In this unit, students deepen their understanding of number. They develop their knowledge and skills in working confidently with percentages and with money. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher each lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 4 Reasoning with Geometry | This unit focuses on deepening students' understanding of geometry. Student build their understanding of deduction, of rotation and translation, and of Pythagoras' Theorem. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher each lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 5 Reasoning with Proportion | The fifth unit enables students to work in greater depth with the concept of proportion. Students learn about enlargement and similarity, about how to solve ratio and proportion problems, and about rates. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher each lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 6 Representations and Revision | The final unit of Year 9 deepens students' understanding of probability. Students consolidate their understanding of algebraic representation and conclude the unit by revising their key learning. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher each lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |